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Mika earns second WCC Player of the Week honor


SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named BYU sophomore Eric Mika its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for December 12, 2016.

Mika led BYU to a 2-0 week with wins over Weber State (77-66) and Colorado (79-71) while averaging 21.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 blocks. Against Weber State, Mika scored 26 points on 8 of 16 shooting from the field and 10 of 15 shooting from the free-throw line. He added 10 rebounds and four assists for his fourth double-double of the season.

Mika overcame illness to total 17 points, seven rebounds, a career-best six assists and three blocks to lead BYU to a win against Colorado. He hit 11 of 13 from the free-throw line to give him 10-plus free-throw makes for the second-straight game.

Also Nominated:  Brett Bailey, San Diego; Brandon Brown, Loyola Marymount; Joe Rahon, Saint Mary’s; Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga

2016-17 WCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week  

12/12 – Eric Mika, BYU
12/5 – Brett Bailey, San Diego
11/28 – Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga
11/21 – Eric Mika, BYU
11/14 – Jock Landale, Saint Mary’s